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noun as in guard, escort

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If shots are transported during a blizzard, the vaccine convoy could follow 30 minutes behind a salt truck.

A love story set against the backdrop of the Irish War of Independence, the film opens with an Irish Republican Army ambush of a police convoy carrying two of their captured members, and was released in America as River of Unrest.

From Ozy

We’re social animals, and serving the greatest number in your social convoy guarantees your continued existence.

From Ozy

His strolling is interrupted when he receives a call from Peter Parker asking him to help supervise a prison convoy.

Suspects’ identities remain unclear in deadly convoy attack.

From Fortune

At the head of this five-mile convoy was Ivan Smith, a 22-year-old Rhodesian.

As soon as the convoy left, Jimbo came out of the double doors.

But one convoy alone, according to Lysenko, consisted of 32 tanks, 16 D-30 howitzers and 30 KamAZ heavy trucks.

The convoy included more than 40 tankers and trucks--19 of those were each towing a 122mm howitzer.

On Tuesday, the group witnessed a convoy of 43 unmarked green military trucks with tarpaulin covers moving towards Donetsk.

It was risky work to leave the valuable convoy for an instant, but Malcolm felt that he must probe this mystery.

You must proceed, with your convoy and escort, till you regain the high-road, then take the first quarters you can find.

At the same time the Napoleon, with a convoy of steamers and transports, rose well into sight on our starboard quarter.

Gingham merely knew that a convoy was going up; and intended to go in company, for the sake of the guard.

Mr Chesterfield now pushed forward with a party by the lane towards the 410 ford, the convoy and the rest of the escort following.


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On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to convoy, such as: attendance, attendant, companion, and protection.

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